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15/08/2012 at 20:21

Could anyone please identify this caterpillar for me?   It is made up of a yellow stripe with a grey stripe underneath with red dots in it.  It is hairy and it was feeding on my plum tree. Two caterpillars were found on the

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Victoria Plum tree.

 

 

15/08/2012 at 21:31

Hi, hope this works - you might find the answer here;

Caterpillars -- identification guide -- Discover Life

15/08/2012 at 21:34

It hasn't worked, thought it would be a link - if you google the above it is a site which asks Q's about the characteristics of the caterpillar then arrives at a number of possibilties with pictures.

 

Hope it helps.  

15/08/2012 at 21:43

I think it's a caterpillar of the Grey Dagger Moth

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey_Dagger

16/08/2012 at 08:50

Yes it looks like it thanks for taking the time to help 

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